Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza is an applied microeconomist. He is Poverty and Equity Economist at the World Bank, a member of the Bolivian Academy of Economic Sciences, an affiliated professor at Universidad Privada Boliviana. He holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Economics from Georgia State University, an Advanced Studies Certificate in International Economic Policy Research from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and a B.A. (Licenciatura) in Economics from Universidad Católica Boliviana.

His main research interests are labor markets and development, poverty, applied econometrics, public finance, and international macroeconomics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in August 2008 and became a Research Fellow in January 2013.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 16988
Gustavo J. Canavire Bacarreza, Alejandro Puerta-Cuartas, Andrey Ramos
IZA Discussion Paper No. 16795
Gustavo J. Canavire Bacarreza, Guillermo Gómez Aliaga, Chevanne Britton, Fernando Rios-Avila, Wilson Jimenez Pozo, Silvia Granados Ibarra, Ran Li
IZA Discussion Paper No. 16794
Gustavo J. Canavire Bacarreza, Alejandro Puerta-Cuartas, Javier Beverinotti
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15922
Gustavo J. Canavire Bacarreza, Lyliana Gayoso de Ervin, Juan José Galeano, Juan Pablo Baquero
published in: Revista Latinoamericana de Desarrollo Económico, 2023, 21 (39), 77 - 108
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15921
published online in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 30 January 2024
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11584
Gustavo J. Canavire Bacarreza, Luis C. Carvajal-Osorio
published in: Journal of Labor Research, 2020, 41, 128–168,
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6341
revised version published in: World Development, 2013, 41, 265–285
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5273
Published in: International Journal of Social Economics, 2016 vol 4 issue 1
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